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New York Giants linebacker Michael Boley, right, celebrates with teammate Kenny Phillips, center, as Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Vincent Jackson (83) reacts after Boley intercepted a pass to end their game Sunday in East Rutherford, N.J. The Giants won 41-34.

Giants ground down Bucs in wild shootout EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Eli Manning came up with a near-record performance in throwing for 510 yards, and Andre Brown scored on a 2-yard run with 31 seconds left to lift the New York Giants to a wild 41-34 victory Sunday over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Manning’s yardage total was the second most for a Giants quarterback, and tied for the eighth highest in NFL history. He threw three first-half interceptions, and came back with a monster 295 yards passing in the second, finishing 3 yards short of Phil Simms’ team record. The Bucs (1-1) led by 11 points before the Super Bowl champions came back and avoided an 0-2 start. Manning threw touchdowns of 23 yards to Hakeem Nicks, 80 to Victor Cruz and 33 to Martellus Bennett with 3:59 to play to give New York a 34-27 lead. Cruz finished with 11 catches for 179 yards, both career highs, while Nicks had 10 catches for 199 yards, with the yardage a personal best. Only the 1951 Rams had a 500-yard passer and two 150-yard receivers in the same game. Josh Freeman tied the game at 34-all with a 41-yard pass to Mike Williams, but Manning drove New York 80 yards in four plays to win it. 49ers 27, Lions 19 SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco’s stingy defense denied Matthew Stafford another milestone, Vernon Davis caught touchdown passes of 21 and 23 yards from Alex Smith, and the 49ers beat Detroit. Smith completed 20 of 31 throws for 226 yards and extended his franchise-record streak of passes without an interception to 216, leading the NFC West favorite Niners (2-0) to their ninth straight win in the series. Smith took a hard hand to the helmet from John Wendling late and bloodied his nose. Cardinals 20, Patriots 18 FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Backup quarterback Kevin Kolb threw for one touchdown and ran for another, Stephen Gostkowski missed a potential winning field goal in the final seconds, and Arizona moved to 2-0. The Patriots took over when Vince Wilfork recovered a fumble at the Cardinals 30 with 1:01 left. A 30-yard run into the end zone by Danny Woodhead was nullified by a holding penalty against Rob Gronkowski. New England then moved to the 24 before Tom Brady spiked the ball to stop the clock with 6 seconds left, but Gostkowski sent a 42-yard try wide to the left after hitting four earlier field goals. Panthers 35, Saints 27 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Cam Newton threw for 253 yards and ran for a career-high 71 yards to hand New Orleans its first 0-2 start since 2007. One week after tying a franchise low with 10 yards rushing in a loss to Tampa Bay, the Panthers ran for 219 yards and Newton, DeAngelo Williams and Mike Tolbert all scored on short touchdown runs. Steve Smith overcame a sore knee to finish with 104 yards receiving

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— the 39th 100-yard receiving game of his career — and Jonathan Stewart hauled in a 17-yard touchdown reception for the Panthers (1-1). Colts 23, Vikings 20 INDIANAPOLIS — Adam Vinatieri made a 53-yard field goal with 8 seconds left to give Andrew Luck his first NFL victory. Minnesota (1-1) rallied from a two-touchdown deficit in the final 51⁄2 minutes and tied the score on a 6-yard TD pass from Christian Ponder to Kyle Rudolph with 31 seconds left. Dolphins 35, Raiders 13 MIAMI — Reggie Bush ran for 172 yards and two touchdowns, and Miami won a home opener for the first time since 2005. Ryan Tannehill threw his first NFL touchdown pass, ran for another and avoided any turnovers after tossing three interceptions in his pro debut a week earlier.

Rams 31, Redskins 28 ST. LOUIS — Sam Bradford threw for 310 yards and three touchdowns and Danny Amendola caught 15 passes for 160 yards in rallying St. Louis Robert Griffin III led the Redskins (1-1) to a 21-6 lead, but the Rams (1-1) came back thanks to the pass-catching of Amendola. The receiver tied an NFL record 12 first-half receptions, and caught a 1-yard TD pass to cut the lead to 21-13 at the half. Seahawks 27, Cowboys 7 SEATTLE — Marshawn Lynch ran for 122 yards and a 3-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter and Seattle’s special teams came up with two huge first-quarter plays that led to 10 points. Michael Robinson forced Felix Jones to fumble on the opening kickoff that led to a short field goal, and Malcolm Smith blocked Chris Jones’ punt which Jeron Johnson returned for a touchdown to give Seattle (1-1) a 10-0 lead in less than 5 minutes. Chargers 38, Titans 10 SAN DIEGO — Tight end Dante Rosario had three touchdown catches for the first time in his NFL career and San Diego’s defense harassed Jake Locker all day. Before the game, the Chargers (2-0) retired Junior Seau’s No. 55. Seau, the hard-hitting, firstpumping leader of the Chargers for 13 seasons, committed suicide May 2. Bengals 34, Browns 27 CINCINNATI — Adam “Pacman” Jones returned Cleveland’s first punt 81 yards for a touchdown, and Andy Dalton matched his career high with three touchdown passes. Bills 35, Chiefs 17 ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — C.J. Spiller scored twice and had 123 yards rushing in sparking Buffalo. Texans 27, Jaguars 7 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Arian Foster ran for 110 yards and a touchdown, Ben Tate added 74 yards and two scores and Houston dominated from the start.

AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA N.Y. Jets .................................................... 1 1 0 .500 58 55 New England ............................................. 1 1 0 .500 52 33 Miami .......................................................... 1 1 0 .500 45 43 Buffalo ........................................................ 1 1 0 .500 63 65 South W L T Pct PF PA Houston ................................................... 2 0 0 1.000 57 17 Indianapolis ............................................. 1 1 0 .500 44 61 Tennessee .............................................. 0 2 0 .000 23 72 Jacksonville............................................. 0 2 0 .000 30 53 North W L T Pct PF PA Baltimore.................................................... 1 1 0 .500 67 37 Cincinnati ................................................... 1 1 0 .500 47 71 Pittsburgh .................................................. 1 1 0 .500 46 41 Cleveland................................................... 0 2 0 .000 43 51 West W L T Pct PF PA San Diego................................................ 2 0 0 1.000 60 24 Denver ..................................................... 1 0 0 1.000 31 19 Kansas City ............................................. 0 2 0 .000 41 75 Oakland.................................................... 0 2 0 .000 27 57 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Philadelphia ............................................ 2 0 0 1.000 41 39 Dallas ....................................................... 1 1 0 .500 31 44 Washington ............................................. 1 1 0 .500 68 63 N.Y. Giants .............................................. 1 1 0 .500 58 58 South W L T Pct PF PA Atlanta ...................................................... 1 0 0 1.000 40 24 Tampa Bay............................................... 1 1 0 .500 50 51 Carolina ................................................... 1 1 0 .500 45 43 New Orleans ........................................... 0 2 0 .000 59 75 North W L T Pct PF PA Green Bay .................................................. 1 1 0 .500 45 40 Detroit......................................................... 1 1 0 .500 46 50 Minnesota .................................................. 1 1 0 .500 46 46 Chicago...................................................... 1 1 0 .500 51 44 West W L T Pct PF PA Arizona..................................................... 2 0 0 1.000 40 34 San Francisco ......................................... 2 0 0 1.000 57 41 St. Louis................................................... 1 1 0 .500 54 55 Seattle ...................................................... 1 1 0 .500 43 27 Thursday's Game Green Bay 23, Chicago 10 Sunday's Games N.Y. Giants 41, Tampa Bay 34 Carolina 35, New Orleans 27 Arizona 20, New England 18 Indianapolis 23, Minnesota 20 Philadelphia 24, Baltimore 23 Buffalo 35, Kansas City 17 Cincinnati 34, Cleveland 27 Houston 27, Jacksonville 7 Miami 35, Oakland 13 Seattle 27, Dallas 7 St. Louis 31, Washington 28 San Diego 38, Tennessee 10 Pittsburgh 27, N.Y. Jets 10 San Francisco 27, Detroit 19 Monday's Game Denver at Atlanta, 8:30 p.m.

Home Away AFC NFC Div 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 Home Away AFC NFC Div 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-2-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 Home Away AFC NFC Div 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 Home Away AFC NFC Div 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-2-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 Home Away NFC AFC Div 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 Home Away NFC AFC Div 0-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-2-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 Home Away NFC AFC Div 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 Home Away NFC AFC Div 1-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0

Thursday, Sep. 20 N.Y. Giants at Carolina, 8:20 p.m. Sunday, Sep. 23 Tampa Bay at Dallas, 1 p.m. St. Louis at Chicago, 1 p.m. San Francisco at Minnesota, 1 p.m. Detroit at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Kansas City at New Orleans, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Washington, 1 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Miami, 1 p.m. Buffalo at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. Philadelphia at Arizona, 4:05 p.m. Atlanta at San Diego, 4:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at Oakland, 4:25 p.m. Houston at Denver, 4:25 p.m. New England at Baltimore, 8:20 p.m. Monday, Sep. 24 Green Bay at Seattle, 8:30 p.m.

Eagles 24, Ravens 23

Bills 35, Chiefs 17

Baltimore ............................. 7 10 0 6 — 23 Philadelphia........................ 7 0 10 7 — 24 First Quarter Phi—McCoy 1 run (Henery kick), 5:40. Bal—Leach 5 run (Tucker kick), 2:08. Second Quarter Bal—J.Jones 21 pass from Flacco (Tucker kick), 8:32. Bal—FG Tucker 56, :01. Third Quarter Phi—Maclin 23 pass from Vick (Henery kick), 10:40. Phi—FG Henery 23, 5:30. Fourth Quarter Bal—FG Tucker 51, 11:28. Bal—FG Tucker 48, 4:43. Phi—Vick 1 run (Henery kick), 1:55. A—69,144. Bal Phi First downs ........................... 17 26 Total Net Yards .................... 325 486 Rushes-yards ....................... 21-111 41-129 Passing.................................. 214 357 Punt Returns......................... 3-34 3-10 Kickoff Returns..................... 3-100 3-49 Interceptions Ret.................. 2-9 1-0 Comp-Att-Int ......................... 22-42-1 23-32-2 Sacked-Yards Lost .............. 2-18 2-14 Punts...................................... 5-50.2 5-39.2 Fumbles-Lost........................ 1-1 2-2 Penalties-Yards.................... 6-45 7-58 Time of Possession ............. 25:39 34:21 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Baltimore, Rice 16-99, Leach 1-5, Pierce 3-4, Considine 1-3. Philadelphia, McCoy 25-81, Vick 10-34, Brown 3-7, D.Johnson 1-6, Havili 2-1. PASSING—Baltimore, Flacco 22-42-1-232. Philadelphia, Vick 23-32-2-371. RECEIVING—Baltimore, Pitta 8-65, Rice 6-53, T.Smith 2-51, Boldin 2-7, Dickson 1-23, J.Jones 1-21, Doss 1-6, Leach 1-6. Philadelphia, Celek 8-157, Jackson 7-114, Avant 2-33, McCoy 2-8, Maclin 1-23, Harbor 1-19, D.Johnson 1-13, Havili 1-4. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

Kansas City ...................... 0 0 3 14 — 17 Buffalo ............................... 7 14 14 0 — 35 First Quarter Buf—Spiller 17 run (Lindell kick), 2:01. Second Quarter Buf—Spiller 5 run (Lindell kick), 12:29. Buf—Chandler 10 pass from Fitzpatrick (Lindell kick), 3:29. Third Quarter KC—FG Succop 33, 7:32. Buf—St.Johnson 49 pass from Fitzpatrick (Lindell kick), 5:35. Buf—McKelvin 88 punt return (Lindell kick), 3:46. Fourth Quarter KC—Bowe 33 pass from Cassel (Succop kick), 6:26. KC—Bowe 2 pass from Cassel (Succop kick), 1:10. A—69,402. KC Buf First downs ........................... 25 15 Total Net Yards .................... 422 379 Rushes-yards ....................... 24-150 36-201 Passing.................................. 272 178 Punt Returns......................... 4-61 3-98 Kickoff Returns..................... 2-40 1-5 Interceptions Ret.................. 0-0 1-0 Comp-Att-Int ......................... 23-42-1 10-19-0 Sacked-Yards Lost .............. 5-29 0-0 Punts...................................... 7-44.7 7-49.9 Fumbles-Lost........................ 3-2 1-0 Penalties-Yards.................... 4-33 5-50 Time of Possession ............. 30:39 29:21 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Kansas City, Hillis 11-66, Draughn 5-56, Cassel 2-25, Charles 6-3. Buffalo, Spiller 15-123, Choice 8-37, Fitzpatrick 4-34, J.White 5-11, B.Smith 2-5, Thigpen 1-(minus 1), Dickerson 1-(minus 8). PASSING—Kansas City, Cassel 23-42-1-301. Buffalo, Fitzpatrick 10-19-0-178. RECEIVING—Kansas City, Bowe 8-102, McCluster 4-32, Baldwin 3-62, Charles 3-19, Hillis 2-25, Boss 1-29, Draughn 1-23, Moeaki 1-9. Buffalo, Spiller 3-47, St.Johnson 2-56, Chandler 2-53, B.Smith 1-16, Graham 1-7, Jones 1-(minus 1). MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

Panthers 35, Saints 27 New Orleans..................... 10 3 0 14 — 27 Carolina ............................ 7 14 7 7 — 35 First Quarter NO—J.Graham 1 pass from Brees (Hartley kick), 9:39. Car—Godfrey 9 interception return (Medlock kick), 5:33. NO—FG Hartley 22, 1:26. Second Quarter NO—FG Hartley 53, 7:08. Car—Stewart 17 pass from Newton (Medlock kick), 3:33. Car—Tolbert 2 run (Medlock kick), :11. Third Quarter Car—D.Williams 3 run (Medlock kick), 8:17. Fourth Quarter NO—Ingram 1 run (Hartley kick), 12:53. Car—Newton 5 run (Medlock kick), 9:55. NO—Brees 1 run (Hartley kick), 1:55. A—72,879. NO Car First downs ........................... 27 23 Total Net Yards .................... 486 463 Rushes-yards ....................... 27-163 41-219 Passing.................................. 323 244 Punt Returns......................... 2-30 1-14 Kickoff Returns..................... 3-54 3-72 Interceptions Ret.................. 0-0 2-11 Comp-Att-Int ......................... 31-49-2 14-20-0 Sacked-Yards Lost .............. 1-2 1-9 Punts...................................... 3-49.3 5-45.8 Fumbles-Lost........................ 1-0 1-1 Penalties-Yards.................... 2-23 4-34 Time of Possession ............. 30:24 29:36 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—New Orleans, P.Thomas 9-110, Ingram 16-53, Brees 2-0. Carolina, Newton 13-71, D.Williams 14-69, Stewart 11-51, LaFell 1-25, Tolbert 2-3. PASSING—New Orleans, Brees 31-49-2-325. Carolina, Newton 14-20-0-253. RECEIVING—New Orleans, Sproles 13-128, J.Graham 7-71, P.Thomas 4-33, Colston 3-49, Moore 2-30, Roby 1-9, Morgan 1-5. Carolina, LaFell 6-90, Smith 3-104, Tolbert 2-23, Stewart 1-17, Olsen 1-13, Pilares 1-6. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

Dolphins 35, Raiders 13 Oakland ............................... 7 3 0 3 — 13 Miami ................................... 7 0 14 14 — 35 First Quarter Mia—Tannehill 2 run (Carpenter kick), 9:19. Oak—Goodson 64 pass from Palmer (Janikowski kick), :11. Second Quarter Oak—FG Janikowski 25, :46. Third Quarter Mia—Bush 23 run (Carpenter kick), 7:57. Mia—Bush 65 run (Carpenter kick), 3:52. Fourth Quarter Oak—FG Janikowski 27, 14:50. Mia—Fasano 14 pass from Tannehill (Carpenter kick), 11:45. Mia—Miller 15 run (Carpenter kick), 5:06. A—54,245. Oak Mia First downs ........................... 18 24 Total Net Yards .................... 396 452 Rushes-yards ....................... 14-23 43-263 Passing.................................. 373 189 Punt Returns......................... 5-58 6-85 Kickoff Returns..................... 3-54 0-0 Interceptions Ret.................. 0-0 1-8 Comp-Att-Int ......................... 24-48-1 18-30-0 Sacked-Yards Lost .............. 0-0 1-11 Punts...................................... 9-46.9 7-49.7 Fumbles-Lost........................ 1-0 0-0 Penalties-Yards.................... 5-42 3-21 Time of Possession ............. 25:19 34:41 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Oakland, McFadden 11-22, Palmer 2-7, Goodson 1-(minus 6). Miami, Bush 26-172, Miller 10-65, Tannehill 3-14, Lane 4-12. PASSING—Oakland, Palmer 24-48-1-373. Miami, Tannehill 18-30-0-200. RECEIVING—Oakland, Myers 6-86, Heyward-Bey 4-41, Goodson 3-83, Moore 3-67, McFadden 2-19, Streater 2-19, Reece 2-17, Ausberry 1-31, Hagan 1-10. Miami, Hartline 9-111, Bess 3-43, Bush 3-25, Fasano 2-19, Clay 1-2. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

Bengals 34, Browns 27 Cleveland ............................ 3 7 7 10 — 27 Cincinnati ............................ 7 10 7 10 — 34 First Quarter Cin—A.Jones 81 punt return (Nugent kick), 13:13. Cle—FG Dawson 50, 9:01. Second Quarter Cin—Green 10 pass from Dalton (Nugent kick), 10:27. Cle—Richardson 32 run (Dawson kick), 8:05. Cin—FG Nugent 39, 4:45. Third Quarter Cin—Tate 44 pass from Dalton (Nugent kick), 11:58. Cle—Richardson 23 pass from Weeden (Dawson kick), :07. Fourth Quarter Cin—Hawkins 50 pass from Dalton (Nugent kick), 10:44. Cle—Little 24 pass from Weeden (Dawson kick), 7:11. Cin—FG Nugent 37, 2:09. Cle—FG Dawson 25, :20. A—63,036. Cle Cin First downs ........................... 21 21 Total Net Yards .................... 439 375 Rushes-yards ....................... 23-130 25-80 Passing.................................. 309 295 Punt Returns......................... 1-9 3-90 Kickoff Returns..................... 6-165 4-103 Interceptions Ret.................. 1-4 0-0 Comp-Att-Int ......................... 26-37-0 24-31-1 Sacked-Yards Lost .............. 2-13 6-23 Punts...................................... 4-46.5 3-42.0 Fumbles-Lost........................ 1-1 0-0 Penalties-Yards.................... 10-103 6-54 Time of Possession ............. 27:07 32:53 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Cleveland, Richardson 19-109, Benjamin 2-15, Weeden 2-6. Cincinnati, Green-Ellis 21-75, Dalton 3-4, Peerman 1-1. PASSING—Cleveland, Weeden 26-37-0-322. Cincinnati, Dalton 24-31-1-318. RECEIVING—Cleveland, Ogbonnaya 6-73, Massaquoi 5-90, Little 5-57, Richardson 4-36, Smith 3-30, Watson 1-27, Gordon 1-5, Cribbs 1-4. Cincinnati, Green 7-58, Binns 5-66, Gresham 4-37, Tate 3-71, Green-Ellis 3-30, Hawkins 2-56. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

Texans 27, Jaguars 7 Houston ................................. 10 7 7 3 — 27 Jacksonville .......................... 0 0 7 0 — 7 First Quarter Hou—FG S.Graham 31, 9:25. Hou—Foster 1 run (S.Graham kick), :15. Second Quarter Hou—Tate 8 run (S.Graham kick), 6:49. Third Quarter Jac—Jones-Drew 5 pass from Gabbert (Scobee kick), 11:44. Hou—Tate 2 run (S.Graham kick), 2:30. Fourth Quarter Hou—FG S.Graham 37, 7:20. A—62,907. Hou Jac First downs.............................. 28 9 Total Net Yards ...................... 411 117 Rushes-yards ......................... 48-216 14-65 Passing.................................... 195 52 Punt Returns........................... 6-77 3-32 Kickoff Returns ....................... 2-58 3-79 Interceptions Ret.................... 0-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int ........................... 26-35-0 9-21-0 Sacked-Yards Lost ................ 0-0 3-24 Punts........................................ 6-49.8 9-51.3 Fumbles-Lost.......................... 1-0 1-1 Penalties-Yards...................... 10-64 8-71 Time of Possession ............... 43:17 16:43 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Houston, Foster 28-110, Tate 12-74, Forsett 6-35, Schaub 2-(minus 3). Jacksonville, Jones-Drew 12-60, Gabbert 1-5, Henne 1-0. PASSING—Houston, Schaub 26-35-0-195. Jacksonville, Gabbert 7-19-0-53, Henne 2-2-0-23. RECEIVING—Houston, Daniels 6-47, Foster 6-37, Tate 4-23, Walter 3-34, Johnson 3-21, Casey 3-18, G.Graham 1-15. Jacksonville, Robinson 3-49, Jones-Drew 3-7, Thomas 1-12, Jones 1-4, Potter 1-4. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

Cardinals 20, Patriots 18 Arizona .................................... 6 0 7 7 — 20 New England........................... 3 3 3 9 — 18 First Quarter Ari—FG Feely 38, 8:42. Ari—FG Feely 47, 7:42. NE—FG Gostkowski 46, 2:22. Second Quarter NE—FG Gostkowski 34, 9:08. Third Quarter NE—FG Gostkowski 51, 12:53. Ari—Roberts 2 pass from Kolb (Feely kick), 8:52. Fourth Quarter Ari—Kolb 5 run (Feely kick), 14:00. NE—FG Gostkowski 53, 6:45. NE—Gronkowski 5 pass from Brady (pass failed), 2:06. A—68,756. Ari NE First downs ........................... 16 25 Total Net Yards .................... 245 387 Rushes-yards ....................... 33-105 28-90 Passing.................................. 140 297 Punt Returns......................... 1-3 2-25 Kickoff Returns..................... 2-50 2-46 Interceptions Ret.................. 1-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int ......................... 15-27-0 28-46-1 Sacked-Yards Lost .............. 1-0 4-19 Punts...................................... 6-46.7 6-28.7 Fumbles-Lost........................ 2-2 0-0 Penalties-Yards.................... 5-39 8-60 Time of Possession ............. 28:19 31:41 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Arizona, Wells 14-44, Kolb 6-20, Peterson 1-17, R.Williams 10-13, Stephens-Howling 2-11. New England, Ridley 18-71, Woodhead 8-18, Hilliard 1-2, Brady 1-(minus 1). PASSING—Arizona, Kolb 15-27-0-140. New England, Brady 28-46-1-316. RECEIVING—Arizona, Heap 5-62, Doucet 3-21, R.Williams 2-10, Wells 1-24, Stephens-Howling 1-10, Housler 1-7, Fitzgerald 1-4, Roberts 1-2. New England, Lloyd 8-60, Gronkowski 6-75, Welker 5-95, Edelman 5-50, Ridley 3-24, Woodhead 1-12. MISSED FIELD GOALS—New England, Gostkowski 42 (WL).

Steelers 27, Jets 10 N.Y. Jets................................ 7 3 0 0 — 10 Pittsburgh.............................. 3 10 7 7 — 27 First Quarter Pit—FG Suisham 45, 9:07. NYJ—Holmes 14 pass from Sanchez (Folk kick), 4:19. Second Quarter Pit—FG Suisham 45, 14:56. NYJ—FG Folk 38, 9:35. Pit—Miller 1 pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick), 1:03. Third Quarter Pit—Wallace 37 pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick), 8:44. Fourth Quarter Pit—Redman 2 run (Suisham kick), 3:34. A—64,511. NYJ Pit First downs ........................... 16 21 Total Net Yards .................... 219 331 Rushes-yards ....................... 22-90 28-66 Passing.................................. 129 265 Punt Returns......................... 3-6 2-23 Kickoff Returns..................... 4-112 2-45 Interceptions Ret.................. 0-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int ......................... 10-27-0 24-31-0 Sacked-Yards Lost .............. 2-9 3-10 Punts...................................... 6-45.3 5-41.0 Fumbles-Lost........................ 1-1 0-0 Penalties-Yards.................... 7-63 10-107 Time of Possession ............. 23:24 36:36 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—N.Y. Jets, Powell 9-33, Greene 11-23, Tebow 1-22, McKnight 1-12. Pittsburgh, Dwyer 12-28, Redman 12-25, A.Brown 1-9, Rainey 2-3, B.Batch 1-1. PASSING—N.Y. Jets, Sanchez 10-27-0-138. Pittsburgh, Roethlisberger 24-31-0-275. RECEIVING—N.Y. Jets, Holmes 3-28, Kerley 2-67, Reuland 2-20, Cumberland 2-13, Gates 1-10. Pittsburgh, A.Brown 7-79, Wallace 5-74, Sanders 3-33, Miller 3-19, W.Johnson 1-26, Redman 1-14, Dwyer 1-12, Pope 1-7, Cotchery 1-6, Rainey 1-5. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

Colts 23, Vikings 20 Minnesota ........................... 3 3 0 14 — 20 Indianapolis ........................ 7 10 3 3 — 23 First Quarter Min—FG Walsh 51, 7:48. Ind—Allen 3 pass from Luck (Vinatieri kick), :49. Second Quarter Min—FG Walsh 29, 11:38. Ind—FG Vinatieri 26, 1:49. Ind—Wayne 30 pass from Luck (Vinatieri kick), :07. Third Quarter Ind—FG Vinatieri 45, 7:06. Fourth Quarter Min—S.Burton 7 pass from Ponder (Walsh kick), 5:07. Min—Rudolph 6 pass from Ponder (Walsh kick), :31. Ind—FG Vinatieri 53, :08. A—63,912. Min Ind First downs ........................... 19 17 Total Net Yards .................... 327 278 Rushes-yards ....................... 26-95 30-84 Passing.................................. 232 194 Punt Returns......................... 5-51 1-11 Kickoff Returns..................... 4-111 1-19 Interceptions Ret.................. 0-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int ......................... 27-35-0 20-31-0 Sacked-Yards Lost .............. 4-13 2-30 Punts...................................... 4-48.0 5-53.6 Fumbles-Lost........................ 2-1 0-0 Penalties-Yards.................... 11-105 7-51 Time of Possession ............. 30:22 29:38 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Minnesota, Peterson 16-60, Gerhart 5-15, Harvin 2-13, Ponder 3-7. Indianapolis, D.Brown 16-45, Luck 4-21, Ballard 6-13, Avery 2-7, Allen 1-0, Moore 1-(minus 2). PASSING—Minnesota, Ponder 27-35-0-245. Indianapolis, Luck 20-31-0-224. RECEIVING—Minnesota, Harvin 12-104, Jenkins 5-43, Rudolph 3-35, Peterson 3-20, Gerhart 2-17, Aromashodu 1-19, S.Burton 1-7. Indianapolis, Avery 9-111, Wayne 6-71, Fleener 2-16, Hilton 1-15, Moore 1-8, Allen 1-3. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

Chargers 38, Titans 10 Tennessee.......................... 0 3 7 0 — 10 San Diego ........................... 14 3 7 14 — 38 First Quarter SD—Rosario 11 pass from Rivers (Kaeding kick), 8:52. SD—Rosario 4 pass from Rivers (Kaeding kick), 4:15. Second Quarter SD—FG Kaeding 26, 12:15. Ten—FG Bironas 23, 4:42. Third Quarter SD—Rosario 15 pass from Rivers (Kaeding kick), 3:29. Ten—Wright 15 pass from Locker (Bironas kick), 2:20. Fourth Quarter SD—Battle 1 run (Kaeding kick), 10:33. SD—Battle 1 run (Kaeding kick), 1:13. A—60,804. Ten SD First downs ........................... 9 27 Total Net Yards .................... 212 416 Rushes-yards ....................... 10-38 39-148 Passing.................................. 174 268 Punt Returns......................... 3-30 1-1 Kickoff Returns..................... 7-177 2-74 Interceptions Ret.................. 1-11 1-8 Comp-Att-Int ......................... 15-30-1 24-32-1 Sacked-Yards Lost .............. 0-0 4-16 Punts...................................... 7-51.6 4-49.3 Fumbles-Lost........................ 0-0 3-0 Penalties-Yards.................... 8-59 4-41 Time of Possession ............. 16:21 43:39 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Tennessee, Locker 2-21, C.Johnson 8-17. San Diego, Battle 14-69, Brinkley 18-43, McClain 2-19, Rivers 1-9, Brown 4-8. PASSING—Tennessee, Locker 15-30-1-174. San Diego, Rivers 24-32-1-284. RECEIVING—Tennessee, Williams 4-45, Cook 3-23, Wright 2-24, Washington 2-20, C.Johnson 2-11, Stevens 1-46, Britt 1-5. San Diego, Floyd 6-109, Rosario 4-48, Brown 4-26, Brinkley 4-23, McMichael 3-29, Royal 2-18, L.Green 1-31. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

Seahawks 27, Cowboys 7 Dallas..................................... 0 7 0 0 — 7 Seattle.................................... 10 3 7 7 — 27 First Quarter Sea—FG Hauschka 21, 11:43. Sea—Johnson 3 blocked punt return (Hauschka kick), 10:23. Second Quarter Dal—Austin 22 pass from Romo (Bailey kick), 12:09. Sea—FG Hauschka 25, 1:57. Third Quarter Sea—McCoy 22 pass from Wilson (Hauschka kick), 5:05. Fourth Quarter Sea—Lynch 3 run (Hauschka kick), 7:57. A—68,008. Dal Sea First downs ........................... 17 20 Total Net Yards .................... 296 315 Rushes-yards ....................... 16-49 41-182 Passing.................................. 247 133 Punt Returns......................... 2-2 1-7 Kickoff Returns..................... 5-109 1-20 Interceptions Ret.................. 0-0 1-35 Comp-Att-Int ......................... 23-40-1 15-20-0 Sacked-Yards Lost .............. 1-4 2-18 Punts...................................... 6-38.2 4-53.8 Fumbles-Lost........................ 4-1 0-0 Penalties-Yards.................... 5-47 5-35 Time of Possession ............. 25:21 34:39 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Dallas, Murray 12-44, Ogletree 1-5, F.Jones 1-1, Romo 2-(minus 1). Seattle, Lynch 26-122, Wilson 4-28, Turbin 5-15, Washington 4-11, Robinson 2-6. PASSING—Dallas, Romo 23-40-1-251. Seattle,

Wilson 15-20-0-151. RECEIVING—Dallas, Austin 5-63, Witten 4-58, F.Jones 4-40, Murray 4-31, Bryant 3-17, Phillips 2-16, Ogletree 1-26. Seattle, McCoy 5-41, Tate 3-38, Rice 3-33, Turbin 2-24, Baldwin 1-8, Miller 1-7. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

Rams 31, Redskins 28

Washington ........................ 14 7 7 0 — 28 St. Louis .............................. 3 13 7 8 — 31 First Quarter Was—J.Wilson 30 fumble return (Cundiff kick), 14:49. StL—FG Zuerlein 39, 9:05. Was—Griffin III 5 run (Cundiff kick), :19. Second Quarter StL—FG Zuerlein 33, 8:17. Was—Hankerson 68 pass from Griffin III (Cundiff kick), 6:19. StL—Amendola 1 pass from Bradford (Zuerlein kick), 1:58. StL—FG Zuerlein 42, :02. Third Quarter StL—Gibson 34 pass from Bradford (Zuerlein kick), 10:23. Was—Griffin III 7 run (Cundiff kick), 5:27. Fourth Quarter StL—Mulligan 1 pass from Bradford (D.Richardson run), 14:55. A—53,979. Was StL First downs ........................... 18 23 Total Net Yards .................... 373 452 Rushes-yards ....................... 29-176 27-151 Passing.................................. 197 301 Punt Returns......................... 1-(-3) 4-29 Kickoff Returns..................... 4-53 1-12 Interceptions Ret.................. 1-0 1-5 Comp-Att-Int ......................... 20-29-1 26-35-1 Sacked-Yards Lost .............. 1-9 2-9 Punts...................................... 6-40.0 3-54.3 Fumbles-Lost........................ 0-0 3-2 Penalties-Yards.................... 11-96 7-60 Time of Possession ............. 28:36 31:24 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Washington, Morris 16-89, Griffin III 11-82, Royster 1-4, F.Davis 1-1. St. Louis, D.Richardson 15-83, Jackson 9-58, Bradford 3-10. PASSING—Washington, Griffin III 20-29-1-206. St. Louis, Bradford 26-35-1-310. RECEIVING—Washington, Morgan 5-50, Moss 3-14, Paul 3-13, Hankerson 2-68, A.Robinson 2-40, F.Davis 2-14, Royster 2-7, Helu 1-0. St. Louis, Amendola 15-160, St.Smith 3-39, Gibson 2-53, Kendricks 2-25, D.Richardson 2-19, Mulligan 2-14. MISSED FIELD GOALS—Washington, Cundiff 62 (SH).

Giants 41, Buccaneers 34

Tampa Bay .......................... 3 21 3 7 — 34 N.Y. Giants ......................... 6 7 3 25 — 41 First Quarter NYG—FG Tynes 37, 12:43. TB—FG Barth 45, 8:42. NYG—FG Tynes 24, 2:54. Second Quarter TB—Jackson 29 pass from Freeman (Barth kick), 13:48. TB—Martin 8 run (Barth kick), 6:19. NYG—Nicks 23 pass from Manning (Tynes kick), 1:54. TB—Wright 60 interception return (Barth kick), :08. Third Quarter TB—FG Barth 52, 13:14. NYG—FG Tynes 36, :39. Fourth Quarter NYG—FG Tynes 24, 12:22. NYG—Cruz 80 pass from Manning (A.Brown run), 6:48. NYG—Bennett 33 pass from Manning (Tynes kick), 3:59. TB—Williams 41 pass from Freeman (Barth kick), 1:58. NYG—A.Brown 2 run (Tynes kick), :31. A—76,964. TB NYG First downs ........................... 14 31 Total Net Yards .................... 307 604 Rushes-yards ....................... 22-79 25-94 Passing.................................. 228 510 Punt Returns......................... 2-16 2-23 Kickoff Returns..................... 8-198 4-99 Interceptions Ret.................. 3-100 2-6 Comp-Att-Int ......................... 15-28-2 31-51-3 Sacked-Yards Lost .............. 2-15 0-0 Punts...................................... 6-42.0 2-39.5 Fumbles-Lost........................ 1-0 1-0 Penalties-Yards.................... 5-33 7-53 Time of Possession ............. 26:31 33:29 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Tampa Bay, Martin 20-66, Parker 1-7, Ware 1-6. N.Y. Giants, A.Brown 13-71, Bradshaw 5-16, Wilson 3-6, Hynoski 1-3, Manning 3-(minus 2). PASSING—Tampa Bay, Freeman 15-28-2-243. N.Y. Giants, Manning 31-51-3-510. RECEIVING—Tampa Bay, Jackson 5-128, Clark 4-33, Williams 3-59, Stroughter 1-14, Lorig 1-8, Ware 1-1. N.Y. Giants, Cruz 11-179, Nicks 10-199, Bennett 5-72, A.Brown 2-19, Barden 1-24, Hixon 1-12, Hynoski 1-5. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

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SCOREBOARD Monday, Sept. 17 Denver at Atlanta, 8:30 p.m. Peyton Manning and the Broncos (1-0) will look to move to 2-0 when they face Matt Ryan and the Falcons (1-0). STARS Passing —Eli Manning, Giants, went 31 for 51 for 510 yards — the second-best passing day in team history — and tied for eighth in league history — with three touchdown passes and three interceptions as New York rallied for a 41-34 win over Tampa Bay. —Michael Vick, Eagles, finished 23 of 32 yards for 371 yards with one TD and two INTs in Philadelphia’s 24-23 win over Baltimore. —Andy Dalton, Bengals, was 24 of 31 for 318 yards and matched his career high with three touchdown passes in Cincinnati’s 34-27 win over Cleveland. —Sam Bradford, Rams, finished 26 for 35 for 310 yards with 3 TDs and an interception in St. Louis’ 31-28 win over Washington. —Brandon Weeden, Browns, finished 26 for 37 for 322 yards with a 2 TD passes and a 114.9 rating in Cleveland’s 34-27 loss to Cincinnati. Rushing —Reggie Bush, Dolphins, had 26 carries for 172 yards and two touchdowns in Miami’s 35-13 win over Oakland. —C.J. Spiller, Bills, finished with 15 carries for 123 yards and two TDs in Buffalo’s 35-17 win over Kansas City. —Marshawn Lynch, Seahawks, had 26 carries for 122 yards in Seattle’s 27-7 win over Dallas. —Arian Foster, Texans, had 28 carries for 110 yards and a touchdown in Houston’s 27-7 win over Jacksonville. —Trent Richardson, Browns, finished with 19 carries for 109 yards and a touchdown and added four catches for a 36 yards and another TD in Cleveland’s 34-27 loss to Cincinnati. He became the first Browns rookie to run for 100 yards and score on a run and a pass in the same game, according to STATS LLC. He is also the first Browns rookie to top 100 yards since Lee Suggs ran for 187 against Cincinnati in 2003. Receiving —Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz, Giants. Nicks had 10 catches for 199 yards and a touchdown and Cruz caught 11 passes for 179 yards and a TD as New York topped Tampa Bay 41-34. —Danny Amendola, Rams, caught 15 passes for 160 yards and a touchdown in St. Louis’ 31-28 win over Washington. —Brent Celek, Eagles, had eight catches for 157 yards in Philadelphia’s 24-23 win over Baltimore. —Darren Sproles, Saints, caught 13 passes for 128 yards in New Orleans’ 35-27 loss to Carolina. Defense —D’Qwell Jackson, Browns, had three sacks and an interception in Cleveland’s 34-27 loss to Cincinnati. —Eric Wright, Buccaneers, returned an interception 60 yards for a touchdown in Tampa Bay’s 41-34 loss to New York. —Josh Wilson, Redskins, returned a fumble 30 yards for a touchdown in Washington’s 31-28 loss to St. Louis. —Charles Godfrey, Panthers, returned an interception 9 yards for a TD in Carolina’s 35-27 win over New Orleans. Special Teams —Leodis McKelvin, Bills, returned a punt 88 yards for a touchdown in Buffalo’s 35-17 win over Kansas City. —Adam “Pacman” Jones, Bengals, returned a punt 81 yards for a touchdown in Cincinnati’s 34-27 win over Cleveland. —Jeron Johnson, Seahawks, returned a blocked punt 3 yards for a touchdown in Seattle’s 27-7 win over Dallas. STATS The Eagles are the first team in NFL history to win each of its first two games of the season by one point. They are 2-0 for the first time since Donovan McNabb and Terrell Owens led them to the Super Bowl in 2004. Philly improved to 5-9 in home openers under Andy Reid and won one for first time since 2008. ... The Saints are 0-2 for the first time since 2007. The Saints’ defense has allowed 922 yards and 75 points in two games. ... The Redskins’ Robert Griffin III is the first rookie to throw a TD pass of 65 or more yards in each of his team’s first two games of a season since Greg Cook of Cincinnati in 1969. ... Wes Welker became the Patriots’ career leading receiver with 562 catches after making five against the Cards. He began the day tied with Troy Brown at 557. ... With 292 yards on 29 carries, the Bills’ C.J. Spiller is averaging 10.1 yards per rush. That’s the highest average by an NFL player with a minimum of 25 carries through the first two games of a season since 1963, when Jim Brown averaged 11.3 yards (34 carries for 394 yards). ... The Jaguars finished with a franchise-low 117 yards against the Texans. Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee set the franchise record for points (765), breaking the previous mark held by Mike Hollis. STREAKS The Steelers have won 10 straight home openers, the longest active streak in the league. ... The Dolphins beat Oakland to win a home opener for the first time since 2005. ... The Bengals have won 13 of the past 16 against the Browns. ... The Cardinals are the first team to beat the Patriots in a home opener at Gillette Stadium, which opened in 2002.


Times Leader 09-17-2012